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July 02, 2018

The Joint Commission Standards Revisions for Organizations Providing Fluoroscopy Services

includes revisions to CT and Radiation Safety Officer

The Joint Commission released Prepublication Requirements on June 25, 2018 on Standards Revisions for Fluoroscopy Imaging for ambulatory care organizations, office-based surgery practices, hospitals and critical access hospitals. Most of these standards changes focus on fluoroscopy, but some of them revise standards for computed tomography units, and another establishes a radiation safety officer. These changes go into effect Jan. 1, 2019.

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